Manchester United are preparing themselves for some busy transfer windows over the coming months as Louis van Gaal is set to be handed a further £100m+ to bolster the squad, according to various newspaper sources.
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Manchester United have increased their offer for Southampton and England left back, Luke Shaw, according to today’s Daily Mirror.
Spanish Newspaper, AS, claim that Manchester United will today complete the signing of Athetico Bilbao midfielder, Ander Herrera, in a deal worth €36m.
David Moyes has been spotted today at the serie A clash between Juventus and Cagliari. Clearly a long way to go and catch a spot of Sunday football, so the question on everyone’s lips is……who was he watching?
According to the Mirror, Atletico Madrid have reiterated that United target Koke is going nowhere. The attacking midfielder is currently regarded as one of the hottest young prospects in Europe, and Manchester United have been sniffing around for the 21-year old’s signature. However a move looks extremely unlikely,
Leighton Baines has asked Bill Kenwright and Roberto Martinez to agree a deal to sell him to Manchester United, according to newspaper, The Independent. The life-long Liverpool fan began his career at Wigan Athletic, before sealing a £6m move to Merseyside in 2007.
The United legend and Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly told friends he wants to return home and come back to the club where he learnt his trade as an 18-year old boy. Ronnie, who has a remarkable 170 goals in 169 games for Madrid is apparently wanting an Old Trafford return and wants to be reunited with Fergie.
Yes, you heard it right, United are apparently in the market for Vitesse left back Alexander Büttner. Seeing as we look a little short in that department (with Evra being the only senior LB in the squad), this move makes sense. The 23 year old has played 107 league games for his current club, finding the net 10 times.
According to this morning’s Sunday Express, Arsenal forward Robin van Persie is demanding a salary of £220,000 a week if he were to join Manchester United, the same as our star striker, Wayne Rooney. Along with other news sources, they also report that Old Trafford is the Dutchman’s favoured destination.
The vice-president of Sao Paulo, Joao Paulo de Jesus Lopes has today confirmed that we have put a bid in for Brazilian starlet Lucas Moura. He indicated that our bid is being considered by the club, however he claims Real Madrid have tabled a bid too.